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for the next couple days. romney campaign bus being used to deliver food and water. the obama campaign web site has links are preparing for the storm. >> the election will take care of itself next week. right now might number one priority is to make sure we are saving lives. >> thinking about making a contribution to the red cross or and other relief agencies -- >> d.c. and maryland canceled early voting today with several cities in virginia canceling absentee voting as well. it's 41 degrees outside on this tuesday morning. >> if you don't have a car, this will be a tough day to get around. >> we want to look at some more pictures of the remnants of the storm after the east coast hit. in the state of maine is in kennebunkport, the surf splashing ofup. >> in ocean city, maryland, there is a huge wave crashing towards the shore. >> in d.c., many people are dealing with this. that umbrella is not tearing so well with the wind yesterday. >> that was in the cleveland park neighborhood. we are looking at 42 degrees on this tuesday. >> still ahead, we will continue live team coverage of sandy. our te
do you make of this? >> if those polls are accurate, mitt romney's the next president. the question that you have to ask if that is the most pro romney of all the surveys out there. i wonder about ohio. we know that there's a romney intensity advantage. people want to vote for him more than obama voters want to vote for him, but why is it that more obama voters are voting in these -- in this early voting? >> sean: at a much lower rate. >> gallup tonight released a report from their latest survey that shows the people who actually voted already nationally, more people voted for romney than voted for obama. >> sean: he's talking about ohio. ohio numbers are slower. >> they're moving. they're cannibalizing in part their election day vote in order to move to other voters. >> sean: that's the point. >> ohio, $50 million or more is being spent on tv. every possible obama voter is going to be dragged to the polls, and a lot of people don't even know they're registered will be brought out to vote in ohio. it could be worth two points or more. >> sean: karl rove is saying what you're saying.
says he's more concerned about sandy's impact right now than about next week's election. mitt romney also scrapping his campaign plans for today. the republican presidential nominee and his running mate paul ryan will hold storm relief events instead. their campaign is not saying what those events will involve. yesterday romney asked supporters at some of the rallies to donate to the red cross. >>> governor martin o'malley ordered all early voting stations in the state to close because of sandy. he has ordered early voting through november 2nd to make up for the days. the board of elections postponed early voting in the district today as well. >>> coastal communities are waking up to the heaviest damage this morning. >> erica gonzalez is getting a firsthand look on what kind of impact flooding had on dewey beach, virginia. erica, yesterday you were being swept away by the winds. it looks much calmer this morning. >> reporter: you know, it is much calmer, but the biggest difference this morning is it is about ten degrees cooler or colder this morning than it was yesterday. i'm shiveri
burros waiting for sandy to pass through. >> michelle franzen, thanks so much. next, mitt romney comes up with a real whopper on the automobile industry and former president bill clinton calls him out on it. governor strickland will join us next. stay with us. [ mom ] 3 days into school break and they're already bored. hmm, we need a new game. ♪ that'll save the day. ♪ so will bounty select-a-size. it's the smaller powerful sheet. the only one with trap + lock technology. look! one select-a-size sheet of bounty is 50% more absorbent than a full size sheet of the leading ordinary brand. use less. with the small but powerful picker upper, bounty select-a-size. >>> welcome back to "the ed show." there was some campaign news today. this time the romney campaign put out a lie so big the media almost universally called it out. a romney ad running in ohio say this is. >> obama took gm and chrysler into bankruptcy and sold chrysler to italians who are going to build jeeps in china. >> the ad doubles down on a lie romney said himself on the stump last week. chrysler, which still manufactures j
virginia into context of the electoral map and what the significance is next week. if for romney to really have a shot next week when we look at how all the states vote in election nature, he has to lay a foundation. take every state and take very right targets by small margins. indiana, romney wins that, done. north carolina, romney will probably do that. it's still dicey. florida even more dicey. colorado, even a little more dicey and even dicey is won by far then in virginia. if romney can put altogether plus mccain, that puts him at 257. you talk about take off ohio, and you're the president of the united states. wisconsin and one of new hampshire, iowa, nevada, you're president of united states. you have a lot of combinations in play for romney. the problem is this. virginia is dead even right now. krystal is right. if obama picks up virginia, it ends things. >> it's dead even right now, but one of the things karen finney pointed out is latinos are underpolled nationwide partly because of a language barrier. you don't get an accurate reading and we talked about before in 2010 colorado
for mitt romney. that is the choice in this election. host: up next is thom, an independent caller. caller: thank you for taking my call. i am a 30-year c-span watcher. i would like to say few words to my fellow americans. i am a descendant of the revolutionary war heroes. our founding fathers gave us something new. it was called petricone up economics, where all of us would share -- it was called a trickle up economics, where all of us would share in our country's bounty. now there is trickle-down economics. there is not a farmer who would give seed to one more senate expect it to -- give seed to one source and expected to warm all of his herd. you cannot give all of your love and teaching to one child and expect a whole family to grow. down economicsle- is what has ruined this country. trickle up is what our founding fathers gave a spirited -- gave us. host: thank you for your comments. guest: whether you call it trickle-down economics or voodoo economics or whatever you call it, we have been there and done that and we have the teacher. and that is what mitt romney is in favor of. host:
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is play mistake-free ball for the next seven days. >> jennifer: you are advising mitt romney -- put on your mitt romney "war room" hat -- for the president it is easier bah he has this job and he musz make sure fema is working, and he can be in front of the camera. for mitt romney his only job has been to get elected, so what does he do? >> i think the middle ground and sweet spot for romney is to be exceptionally sensitive to how things are going. but if people seem to be handling it as being marriage, even as the cleanup is taking place on the other side you can get back -- >> >> jennifer: but does it come at a worst time for him? >> clearly it freezes the campaign. that helps the president. secondly it gives the president a chance to demonstrate leadership and confidence. and then it usually translates to the benefit of the incumbent. people go back to what they know. this is a natural disaster. it requires government to be there to provide support and provide emergency services. one of the interesting things in this campaign has been the impact of government.
is tied. we're in the red zone. the momentum is on our side. will we be sure we take mitt romney over the goal line in the next eight days? ladies and gentlemen, the next president of the united states, mitt romney. >> thank you. [applause] >> what an avon lake welcome. it is an honor to be with you. than, you, sen. portman, and sen. taylor. he was my sparring partner in debate prep. it is nice not to argue with him. it is good to have him on the campaign trail. and congressman jim's work. we have to reelect him as the next congressman in the district. we have chairman reince priebus. we are happy to have him. the former cleveland browns great, gary baxter. he is here. and i appreciate his support in the campaign. i have been heartened by the support we're recieving. the attention on this race is because people understand how much is at stake. it is a critical time for the country. we face challenges, massive debt, and an economy that is not putting our people to work. young people coming out of college can't find work. china, which is going to be a major economic power. it has been t
is the right man to help detroit and fix auto industry. for the next couple days romney will walk a fine line between trying to rally voters and continue the cam pawn stay on the right side of the relief effort. bret? >> bret: carl cameron traveling with the romney campaign. carl, thank you. a mexican man has become the first to be convicted in the death of the u.s. border agent brian terry two years ago. two rifles known as operation fast and furious found at the shooting scene. the suspect pleaded guilty to first degree murder and faces up to life in prison. animal rights activist and dead fish in california, adds up to an amazing story in grapevine. up next, as the storm passes, the relief efforts gear up. [ male announcer ] this is steve. he loves risk. but whether he's climbing everest, scuba diving the great barrier reef with sharks, or jumping into the market, he goes with people he trusts, which is why he trades with a company that doesn't nickel and dime him with hidden fees. so he can worry about other things, like what the market is doing and being ready, no matter what happens, wh
the storm. this afternoon, president obama visited the red cross, national headquarters and mitt romney -- let's go to obama first. listen to him. >> we certainly feel profoundly for all the families whose lives have been up-ended. and are going to be going through some very tough times over the next several days. and perhaps several weeks and months. the most important message i have for them is that america is with you. we are standing behind you. we are going to do everything we can. to help you get back on your feet. >> dana: mitt romney attended a storm release event in ohio. listen to him. >> we have heavy hearts as you know, with the suffering going on and major part of our country. a lot of people hurting this morning. they were hurting last night. the storm goes on. i have had a chance to speak with some of the governors and the effected areas and they have talked about a lot of people having hard times. i appreciate the fact that people here in dayton got up this morning, some went to the grocery store, i see and purchased things that knows families will need. and -- things th
. romney campaign agreed to not attack the president in the next couple of days, which is very smart politics, if you will, but it's the right thing to do. >> kimberly: he's a gentleman. >> bob: and they both called off the campaign events which is the right thing to do in the effected areas. so far, the politics, i say obviously it benefits to the president. but romney has inserted himself -- >> eric: can i interrupt? this is absolutely going to benefit mitt romney, because romney was on, he was getting the momentum. he had the gallup poll increasing in his favor and still is. what this did, what the storm did is put evening on hold. froze everything in place. he gets the bigger momentum. importantly, the female vote. the women vote was going, he closed that gap completely. now there is a freeze. bam become can't go -- obama can't go negative and romney can't go negative. if president obama starts showing up at these various places too often, people will say he is pandering. political pandering because these are the state issues. not federal issues. sign the check. that is the only
sandy's impact than next week's election. meanwhile, romney is also scrapping his campaign plans for today. the nominee and running meat will hold storm relief events instead. romney will be campaigning in virginia on thursday. the campaign says romney will make three stops in the commonwealth. he will not make any stops in northern virginia. >> you'll probably have to wait until tomorrow if you planned on voting early today. >> martin o'malley ordered all to be closed for a second day due to sandy. he's ordered it through november 2nd to make up for the missed days. the d.c. board of elections postponed itd for today as well and fairfax county canceled early absentee voting, too. >> 11:34 now. this is live team coverage of sandy's impact. we'll have more after the break. >> reporter: high tides came and went. the fears of rising water. details coming up on news 4. >>> now, we are learning more about the impact sandy is having on the d.c. area. the storm is blamed for at least two deaths in the area. when a tree came crashing through a house and a woman died in a car accident in
him for this. he made a prediction how mitt romney would govern with an eye toward the next election. but to get reelected in a country with a rising minority population and a shrinking republican coalition, his shape-shifting nature would endeuce him to enter as a moderate. romney is more of a flexible flip-flopper than obama. he has more influence over the most intransigent element in the washington e kwaugs house republicans. that's the strangest endorsement. the guy has no backbone. he's our guy. what an amazing statement by david brooks. >> what about the shape-changing experience? >> that's the point. he was the sister soldier when he thought the lyrics went too far. this guy has never stood up to the right. >> brooks goes on to say that he thinks only mitt romney can make congress cooperate. i think this is really a very, very dangerous idea that unless one side gets it's way, they are not going to cooperate. the public is fed up with this. they really want congress to cooperate with the new president, no matter who it is. >> the republicans are running for the senate now mour
he's not worried that the hurricane will affect the election next tuesday. former president bill clinton was in orlando, florida to rally support. clinton said obama is the best choice for president. romney cancelled vents in on monday. he issued a statement calling on people to come together across the country and focus on giving support to those who need it. the two states are not in sandy's path but observers say romney did not want to appear to be koe kusing on the campaign in the midst of a potential national disaster. >>> u.n. and arab league envoy says the truce he brokered in syria for a holiday period has collapsed. syria's government and opposition forces agreed to stop all attacks which started last friday. the fighting has continued leaving many people dead. the he said he's deeply disappointed but will not be deterred. >> it will not discourage us. the people of syria deserve our support and our interest. >> russian forn says he supports a plan to sd inspectors back to syria. they're considering expanding the team of observers. the previous team left in august after
of itself next week. >> meanwhile, governor romney tried to walk the fine line, balancing campaigning still in ohio and iowa, but also compassion from storm victims in ohio. he appealed to put politics aside. >> we've faced these kind of challenges before, and it's interesting to see how americans come together. and this looks like another time we need to come together all across the country, even here in ohio. >> still, romney did not entirely put aside his campaign talking point. >> early voting has begun. get out there and vote, i see a voter right there. get out and vote, i know your vote counts just as much as if cast on election day as if it's cast early. but all the media follows how much early voting is going on and they look at your zip code and where you live and make an estimate of whether you're a republican or democrat and they decide whether we're ahead or falling behind. >> not always that you hear the candidate themselves talk about the literal issue of why early voting matters to political coverage. anyway. sometimes he's very literal. both candidates canceled campaign even
storm. he said he's more concerned about sandy's impact right now than about next week's election. mitt romney is also'skrai scrap his campaign events. they'll hold storm relief events instead. their campaign is not saying what those events involve. yesterday romney asked supporters at his rallies to donate to the red cross. >>> and many area residents not able to vote because of what happened with sandy. governor martin o'malley ordered early voting in the state to close for a second day. the d.c. board of elections postponed voting in the dribllingt as well. >>> some new video this morning. want to take a look at this dramatic video of a power substation explosion. you see it right there in new york city. you can see what appears to be two blasts at the con edison substation in lower manhattan. that's the power company there in new york. this actually knocked out power for about 20 blocks around. even the con edison offices were running on generators as a result of this. in all, more than 230,000 people in manhattan have no electricity at this hour. con ed says this is one of the five
to washington, what do you take away? >> i believe that mitt romney will be the next president but if president obama is reelected, i will work with them and i will work to move the ball down the field economically for the state and our country. if the voters of the state of ohio go in that direction, they don't want a rubber-stamp, the votes for his party 98% of the time. >> i think if this happens, people sitting back and say, sharon brown -- sherrod brown is his own guy. he fights for his district and i would guess -- it could be a mixed message. but of course i'd work with mitt romney. i can recite a dozen cases we have made this way. >> the coin toss -- i think i got this right, mr. mandel? >> i was inspired to join the marine corps by my grandparents. one of my grandfathers was liberated by allied troops and the other served in the air force. we can debate like this and we can disagree but when the debate is over. we will shake hands. there will not be any punches thrown or shots fired, nobody will be in jail. but in places throughout the world, that is what happens. the rock the world, p
handle this is hurricane. >> steve, how do you think the romney camp views this, who does need this and some other margins between now and next tuesday? >> no, they're at cross-purposes here. christie is about -- right now he's imperative to appeal to blue state voters and the romney imperative is to sort of make obama look bad and win over swing state voters. it's another example. we've seen it a few times this year with christie actually, the same dynamic. i can think back earlier when romney was trying to stone wall on taxes, and christie was put on national television and christie quickly realized he doesn't want to be making excuses for mitt romney not releasing his taxes. it's going to go over horribly in new jersey. doesn't look good, period. it was christie much all people who said, you know what, mitt romney should release his taxes. we've seen this a few times from christie. his brand is dependent on being seen as a bipartisan guy. you can't do anything in this situation except working cooperatively and praising president obama if you're going to be a bipartisan guy.
mitt romney would do over the next four years. only thing we know for sure is mitt romney's saying he's going to cut taxes and barack obama says he's going to raise taxes and neither one of these -- >> that's the argument in the messaging out on the campaign trail. but when you look at what this president has done -- >> no, no, no, no -- just stop. >> what? >> just stop. i'm talking about the future. you want to talk about the past. if i say the president's intellectually exhausted and he has no plans for the next four years, please don't make my point by talking about what he did the first two years. >> no, i'm not. >> what's he going to do the next four years? >> i'm asking if the framework of the past four years, for example -- >> no, no, no, what's he going to do the next four years? >> he's going to try, number one, do taxes on the rich, number two, going to continue to try to reach his goal of exports, they're at 43% right now, they want to get 50% and more to help build out middle class businesses. >> he's got nothing. you can say he's got nothing. >> you're absolutely wrong. >
metro area. west of i-81. romney might even see a snow flake in winchester and frederick county. in fact bill a snow flake over the next hour or so. give us an e-mail if you have. still 41 in bethesda. 42 great falls, 40 fairfax and 42 in college park and looking at 41 in laurel and also 41 in rockville. so breezy can cool. just a few showers tonight. nothing heavy. grab a jacket. mainly dry for the morning commute. but the kids will need a jacket in the morning. temperatures will start out in the 30s and 40s. so for tonight mostly cloudy, breezy cold. showers, mountain snows. 36 to 42. now tomorrow morning, we're look at mostly cloudy skies. maybe a shower. 30s and 40s. winds still southwest at 10 to 15. so still breezy. and then by afternoon, variable clouds could see a break in the action maybe a shower. high temps around 55. and winds west southwest at 10 to 15. next three days, maybe a shower tomorrow. 54. we'll go green on thursday and friday. 55 on thursday. perhaps a shower. a nice way the finish the week. -- to finish the week. more sunshine. in fact notice more sunshine here bu
. if the bipartisan battle ground poll shows that mitt romney could pull off a victory next week, at the top of the hour we'll tell you exactly how much of the vote he could get. and also right now, let's go to sandra smith, she's at the cme in chicago, and sandra there's actually trading going on today and of course we're following oil and gold and gas closely because of the refineries, shut down due to the hurricane. all of this, what are you hearing? >> from the energy department. crude oil prices getting a pop right now. and back off near $86 a barrel and while gasoline prices which rose yesterday in anticipation of those refinery closures, they're sort of flat, going back down in today's session. and the energy department saying that u.s. gasoline supplies, along the u.s. east coast, may sink, charles, to their lowest levels since at least 1990's and those refineries if they can't curb production, some of them shut production altogether and also, charles out, important for traders to keep in mind, energy department saying they're delaying the weekly inventory report and remember, that's
and staunch romney supporter chris christie has. >> the president has been outstanding in this. the folks at fema have been slept. >> reporter: the fema director looked ahead to next tuesday offering federal assistance, generators and the like to states where polling places might still lack power. mitt romney was in ohio not to talk issues, to collect cans. romney backers brought food for new jersey. >> and i appreciate your generosity. it is part of the american spirit. the american way to give to people who are in need. >> reporter: mr. romney had argued in a primary debate for disaster relief to be shifted to the states. even to nongovernment charities. would he kill fema? no answer today. >> what would you do with people a? why won't you answer any questions? >> reporter: obama's spokesperson says the states are in the best position to direct the assistance. tomorrow, president obama joins high profile republican governor chris christie for a tour of new jersey damage. political opponents brought together by the super storm. i'm steve handelsman, news4. >> so far the federal response
to governors is, staunch romney sport new jersey's chris christie has. >> president has been outstanding in this. the folks at fema have been excellent. >> reporter: the female director looked ahead to next tuesday. offering federal assistance, generators and the like to states where polling places might still lack power. mitt romney was in ohio, not to talk issues. to collect cans. mitt romney backers brought food for new jersey. >> and i appreciate your generosity. it is part of the american spirit. the american way to give to people who are in need. >> reporter: mr. romney had argued in a primary debate for disaster relief to be shifted to the state. even to nongovernment charities. would he kill fema? no answer today. >> reporter: the romney spokesman said the former governor believes states are in the best position to direct from the federal government. tomorrow president obama joins high profile republican governor chris christie for a tour of new jersey damage. political opponents brought together by the superstorm. >>> we are learning about an amazing story of survival that up fo
think they'll be able to counter those effectively enough in the next couple of days. >> i think so. i just saw an ad going up today and tomorrow, the response ad. it's really hard hitting. it goes through the position that romney took, and then chrysler's and jeep's response to what he said about china. then his last line is wrong then, dishonest now. i think that plays into the narrative that people have for romney. you know, there are still some undecided voters out there. this is going to hurt. this is going to hurt him. it's just a blatant lie that i think it will be effect, and the obama game is countering that, and i think it will be helpful in the last week. cenk i think this may be where he jumps the shark. this is where he gets way out over his skis on an issue that is so personal to people in ohio and so blatantly false and not rebutted by biden or obama or clinton or me or those up in toledo. it's been rebutted by chrysler and jeep and they smacked him right out of the gate. i think that will have an affect on the voters in ohio and those who may not have made a decision ye
advantage of raising capital gains rates next year? or people who want to get ahead of a potential romney presidency? why are people willing to sell so aggressively? >> well, first of all, i would tell you, we are in a very good place in the market. the health care real estate market is a trillion dollar highly fragmented market. and so we see continued opportunities because of our low cost to capital. to do attractive deals that work for sellers and work for ventas shareholders. and those trends will continue. >> last question, where they talk about the fiscal cliff, this is october 23, downgrade ventas to hold on care concerns. there's worried about long term acute care and your company. i don't get it. >> well, i think that really overlooks the private pay component that we've been talking about here and how much of ventas' business is really being driven by private pay assets. i will tell you that there is uncertainty around nursing home reimbursement, but we have built a business that is designed to thrive in any economic reimbursement or capital market cycle. and that's what we at v
is that if ohio votes me in as president i'll be the next president of the united states. thank you. >> here is what we do know, brian, both mitt romney and barack obama are not doing any campaign events at all tomorrow. and wednesday's schedule is still on the bubble. we'll see if they can get back on the trail. at that point it would be with just six days to go. >> well, chuck, what happens -- last time we had a hurricane, the halloween storm last year, we had power outages north of new york city. upstate new york, connecticut, rhode island, massachusetts, maine, vermont, eight to 11 days. what happens if people can't get to the polls to vote? is there a mechanism to delay a vote in certain places? >> reporter: well look, the states run the election system, it doesn't come from the government. i can tell you the topic came up. the fema director, fugate, did talk with officials. this is what happened in the state of florida when it happened in 2004. they moved polling places and got generators where it was necessary to open precincts. and by the way, the federal government reimbursed the st
cleared. mr. romney's running mate paul ryan held one event in florida before cutting the day short and heading to his home in wisconsin. in terms of hurricane sandy's direct effect on next week's election, chuck todd reports tonight that the fema director craig foou gait has told states if they incur extra costs because of the storm, if they have to move polling places or bring in generators for power, should sandy cause elections officials any expensive changes, states and cities will be reimbursed for those costs by the federal disaster relief, ev if one doesn't believe in that sort of thing. this is not a time for ideology. let's bring in michelle franzen in battery park in lower manhattan. everybody has been keeping an eye on the storm surge and wondering how high the water is going to rise. and what threat it's going to impose. what can you tell us about the conditions and how they are changing now? >> reporter: they have certainly deteriorat deteriorat deteriorated. we have a photo to show you. there's some water that's been reported gushing into the brooklyn battery tunnel.
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on the presidential election. we're going to dig deeper with mark next. we will be right back. we had a good d group of people. good group of employees out there. this was a booming place. and mitt romney and bain capital turned it in to a junk yard. i was suddenly, 60 years old. i had no health care. mainly i was thinking about my family. how am i going to take care of my family. he promised us the same things he's promising the united states. and he'll give you the same thing he gave us. nothing. anncr: priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. lavar arringhate it.ate losing. but right now we're losing jobs and money for... our schools to casinos in other states like west virginia. question seven creates 12,000 jobs with a new resort casino... and expanded table games here, in maryland. we all win with question seven. new jobs. money for schools, and instead of marylanders... spending 550 million dollars in other states... it gets invested here. vote for question seven. for maryland. i'm on my way. could have gotten me one. i did. try the unmistakable flavor of dunk
but what's interesting is, you could see an argument if the momentum favors mitt romney, then it is so tentative. can't read a lot into it, then that snapshot favors him. if you cut it off next tuesday and everything is going the way it is going, advantage romney. you could also argue that maybe, and we're not seeing it in polls yet, the way the president responded, commander in chief always gets a bum in the polls how he responds to crisis. this president like a lot of president pretty good in time of crises. he has gotten high prize from chris christie in new jersey. it might give him a bump and might freeze that in place and to his benefit. i don't know how to play it. i think it is very clear to see the nominal shift in the polls we have seen has been more toward mitt romney and in swing states of late, more toward mitt romney. for example, tomorrow morning when trading resumes, say everything hits the fan at the same time and there is a tumult and people will start questioning as charlie was questioning why we closed trading for a couple days? i'm in your camp, melissa, there is t
a lot of debate over this between now and next week. talking you to about a new poll, wtake about polls all of the time, romney seems to have momentum. but now npr with a poll out showing romney is winning. >> i believe he picked up a lot of steam since last debate, that people are now making their decisions on the economy. the economy has not improved, although president obama seems have have made good decisions in his response to this storm, just one week of a good presidency does not make up for 4 years of a lousy presidency. gerri: romney got a lot of momentum in last couple weeks, it is possible sandy could quash that, do you think it would have an impact on romney's 3-6rd? >> performance? >> it could. now you have a national disaster, it is hard to be partisan or political, i think it could slow some of the momentum, but it is important to keep in mine that president obama was really on a very negative campaign, he was using this term romnesia that seems so small now, that hurts president obama he was waging a negative personal -- not personal but out on the campaign trail. gerri:
care of itself next week. >> reporter: meanwhile, for much of monday mitt romney tried to walk a fine line, balancing campaigning in ohio and iowa with compassion for storm victims. in ohio he appealed for americans to put politics aside. >> we've faced these kind of challenges before, and as we have, as soon as americans come together, and this looks like another time when we need to come together, all across the country, even here in ohio. >> reporter: still, romney did not entirely abandon politics. >> the people of the entire nation are counting on ohio because my guess is -- my guess is that if ohio votes me in as president, i'll be the next president of the united states. >> reporter: both candidates have cancelled all of their own public events for today. the president was supposed to be in colorado and wisconsin, and mr. romney had planned to be in new hampshire, but this doesn't mean the campaigns are not still battling below the radar. the latest flashpoint, a romney tv ad running in ohio making this claim about jeep. >> obama took gm and chrysler into bankruptcy and sold ch
provided a more perfect segue. that is the to topic next. stpwhr any r: anybody with intelligence wouldn't vote for a person namely romney who is proud of having offshore accounts and hides his tax returns. there has to be something in the tax returns that he doesn't want the people to see. host: i have to move on. polling. have you ever wondered who is getting called for the polls? we will look at that next with scott keeter. then after that we turn our attention to the battle ground state of colorado. we will be right back. >> i would like to ask you a few questions similar to that asked of the vice presidential candidates. as a catholic how has your view on abortion been shaped by your religion? >> i'm a catholic. i'm es in pailian so i guess i can't answer that question. >> your shus husband is a catholic. >> i'm episcopalian. we raised our children as catholics but i would be happy to talk about my view on abortion. my view on abortion is that it should be safe legal and rare. >> this is a valid point that is and a difference that is between us that is not manufactured. we have babi
party, hating government and from mitt romney, that's what he's all about. hurricane sandy proves that is dangerous. not just wrong. dangerous. dangerous for america. think of hurricane sandy. speaking of, we'll talk to ray stojic from the weather channel next on the "full court press." >> announcer: this is the "bill press show." live on your radio and current tv. >>only on current tv. dose of politics from a fresh perspective. >>i'm a slutty bob hope. the troops love me. >>only on current tv. the one time it's okay for you to miss my show is if that's the only time you can get to a polling place. make sure that voting is your highest priority on election day. besides, you can always dvr my show. you really cant' dvr the future of the country. to help you make informed decisions, watch current tv's politically direct lineup. only on current tv. so vote and vote smart. >> announcer: radio meets television. the "bill press show." now on current tv. >> announcer: this is the "full court press." the "bill press show." live on your radio and on
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